The past year was difficult in terms of relations between Moscow and Washington, said U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson. According to him, Americans understand why bilateral relations are tense. While in the US administration believe in the necessity of building more productive relationships.
The head of American diplomacy Rex Tillerson, gave an interview to CNN. In an interview with reporters, the Secretary of state said about the need to build more productive relations between the U.S. and Russia.
“I clearly said, the President clearly said that our two countries should have a more productive relationship. Now they are very strained, for reasons that I think Americans understand very well,” said Tillerson.
In the past year were found areas of cooperation in Syria, which has led to the almost complete defeat of the banned terrorist organization “Islamic state”, said the Secretary of state. In recognition Tillerson, during the negotiations with Sergey Lavrov, the Secretary of state said specifically waiting for Moscow to improve relations with Washington.
“We must make progress on Ukraine”, – said the head of American diplomacy.